The Certificate in Worship Arts is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide opportunity and training in Biblical arts ministry in the church. This certificate will meet an existing need among students who are eager to organize and lead worship in the church and will prepare them with comprehensive theological understanding and basic musical skills for service and leadership in the church.

Requirements for a Certificate in Worship Arts are 24 credits:

Core Requirements18
BITH 326Biblical Foundations of Worship4
MUMS 201Principles of Music and Worship Ministry I4
MUMS 202Principles of Music and Worship Ministry II4
MUIP 100-200 - Private Lessons (organ, piano, voice, guitar, percussion)4
MUMS 496Internship (or practicum)2
Chapel Band with a faculty coach
Local church or summer internship
BITH 344The Psalms: Songs of Israel and the Church2
BITH 345Life of David2
BITH 396Roman Catholic Theology4
BITH 398Eastern Orthodox Theology4
CFM 215Spiritual Formation in Community2
CFM 224Christian Spiritual Practices2
CFM 241Leadership Development4
CFM 359Discipleship4
CFM 421Philosophy of Ministry4
CFM 494Ministry in Culture4
CFM 523Ministry Leadership and Organization4
PHIL 216Philosophy Of the Arts2
MUIP 131Small Group Piano Lessons1
MUIP 141Small Group Voice Lessons1
MUTC 101Introduction to Music: Reading, Writing, and Analysis2
MUMS 248Basic Conducting3
MUMS 211Keyboard Leadership2
MUMS 342Vocal Techniques1
MUMS 349Organ Service Playing Techniques and Teaching3
MUCS 321Church Music Practices2
MUCS 422Choral Literature2
Total Credits24